11 states consider ‘right to repair’ for farming equipment


Denver — On the northeastern plains of Colorado, where the pencil-straight horizon divides golden fields and blue sky, a farmer named Danny Wood scrambles to plant and harvest proso millet, dryland corn and winter wheat in small, seasonal windows Is. That is, until his high-tech Steiger 370 tractor rolls out. The tractor’s manufacturer wouldn’t allow …

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Flying taxis: Dubai again plans for takeoff by 2026


Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dubai is again planning the takeoff of flying taxis in this futuristic city-state on the Arabian Peninsula, offering its tightest details on Monday for a promised launch by 2026. Since 2017, the commercial capital of the United Arab Emirates has promised to launch flying taxis in a city that houses …

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Eight people treated for non-life-threatening injuries after Ottawa gas explosion


OTTAWA — Paramedics say they are treating eight people for non-life-threatening injuries following an explosion caused by a gas leak in east Ottawa. Firefighters say Monday morning’s blaze destroyed several homes under construction in the Orleans suburb. Paramedics say one person has been sent to a hospital in stable condition. Ottawa Fire Services says firefighters …

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Thousands of children abused by members of Portugal’s Catholic Church for 70 years, report finds CNN

Thousands of children abused by members of Portugal's Catholic Church for 70 years, report finds  CNN

At least 4,815 children were sexually abused by members of the Portuguese Catholic Church – mostly priests – over the past 70 years, a report by a commission probing the issue said on Monday, adding the findings are just the tip of the iceberg. Pedro Strech, the child psychiatrist who led the commission, said, “(We …

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WH press secretary torched for fumbling her way through explanation on airborne object over Canada: ‘Brutal’


White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was called in over the weekend after struggling to explain why the US military shot down an unidentified aerial object over Canada. A “high-altitude aerial object” over northern Canada was shot down by an F-22 fighter jet at the direction of President Biden from the North American Aerospace Defense …

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